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RECAP | GROWLERS ADVANCE IN 3-0 GAME 5 WIN OVER THUNDER

Sunday, April 30th
RECAP | GROWLERS ADVANCE IN 3-0 GAME 5 WIN OVER THUNDER

Newfoundland Growlers (4-1) vs. Adirondack Thunder (1-4)Sunday, April 30 – St. John’s, NL

2023 North Division Semifinal: Newfoundland win series 4-1

OFFICIAL GAME SHEETGame Story

The Newfoundland Growlers advanced to the North Division Final thanks to a 3-0 Game Five win over the Adirondack Thunder on Sunday evening at Mary Brown’s Centre.

Newfoundland picked up where they left off in Game 4 as they got three goals in the opening 20 minutes from Pavel Gogolev, Mikko Kokkonen and Todd Skirving to give the Growlers a 3-0 lead after the first period.

Neither side found the back of the net in a feisty middle frame to see the Growlers head into the third period up 3-0.

Dryden McKay turned away all 20 shots he faced to secure his first postseason shutout, sending the Growlers to the second round in style.

Quick Hits

  • Pavel Gogolev had a 3-point night (1G, 2A).
  • Dryden McKay made 20 saves for the victory.
  • Newfoundland now face Reading in a rematch of last year’s North Division Final.

Three Stars:

1. NFL - P. Gogolev2. NFL - D. McKay3. NFL - T. Skirving

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